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Police make Syria-related terrorism arrest at Heathrow Airport

LONDON - Police said they arrested a 19-year old man at Heathrow airport on Saturday on suspicion of "preparing for acts of terrorism" in relation to Syria.

 

The man is being held at a police station in London and an address in the north of the city is being searched, the Metropolitan police said in a statement.

 

Officers from the Counter Terrorism command unit made the arrest but police said it was not in response to any immediate risk or threat.

 

They said the arrest was "Syria-related" but no further details were available. (Reuters)